Evading Cliffhangers: Blue Bloods Strategizes Dynamic Season Finales to Keep Fans Guessing

Blue Bloods, a character-driven show, avoids cliffhanger endings to focus on realistic conflicts between the Reagan family members. Tom Selleck, a cast member, explained that the show trusts the audience to understand the stakes without leaving them hanging each season. Rather than relying on deadly shootouts, Blue Bloods opts for tense inter-family conflicts around the dinner table. By prioritizing meaningful interactions over cliffhangers, the show has successfully sustained its audience for 11 seasons and continues to be a hit for CBS.

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